Bangkok is a ‘Fun City’ with plenty of entertainment for the young and the old. A ‘must see’ wonder in Bangkok is ‘Siam Ocean World’ located at Siam Paragon Shopping Mall on 99, Rama Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand. In this mega metropolis with much to do being pampered with luxury at a hectic day’s end would be ideal to relax and rejuvenate and the term boutique Hotel Bangkok indicates pampered luxury at its best. Bangkok boasts of several boutique hotels and the conveniently located, deluxe Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit 18 is an ideal option.
‘Siam Ocean World’s spreads over a 10,000 sq. foot area and the 30,000 exhibits are showcased in zones Weird and Wonderful, Living Ocean, Deep Reef, Rocky Shore, Rain Forest, Open Shore and Sea Jellies.
The ‘Weird and Wonderful’ zone has the rare and bizarre denizens of the ocean’s depths. Striped frogfish, nautiluses and gigantic spider crabs are there to fascinate visitors especially the young. In’ Deep Reef’ fascinating reef dwellers including the humped head Maori Wrasse ,bat fish and the Blue Tay reveal how they live while ‘Rain Forest’ showcases ancient as well as Amazonian and African species among others .The ancient lungfish and the blind cavefish live here. The ‘Rocky Zone ‘reveals how penguins and other marine mammals adapt to an ever changing environment. Sea jellies floating in LED lit tanks provide a shimmering display of light and a musical symphony.
Interactive things to do are for all ages. Starfish allow themselves to be felt in the Petting Pond while little fish give a gentle foot massage in the Happy Fish – Happy Feet Pool. Feeding of various species can be done while for the adventurous there are activities like Diving and swimming in the company of predators and other marine creatures supervised by qualified personnel. A glass bottom boat ride and the 4 D Cinema will bring much enjoyment to the young and old.
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